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Gary Beck To Helm SOMA 21

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After spending over two decades at the forefront of British electronic music we’re constantly kept wondering as to what  iconic Glaswegian imprint SOMA are going to do to add to their already cemented legacy. 

2012 was a particularly vintage year for the Scots as it gave an acclaimed debut to Mark Reeve, released Pig & Dan’s  well received album Decade and put out Gary Beck’s equally successful debut LP Being a Friend. It is the latter who has been entrusted with mixing SOMA’s 21st mix compilation as talented Scot, Beck will be helm this years retrospective mix for last year.

Featuring an exclusive new cut  in the shape of a Christian Smith and Wehbba’s remix of Funk D’Void’s Diabla,  the mix hightlights some of the biggest releases of last year including efforts by Ricardo Villalobos, Pig & Dan, Beck and Mark Henning amongst others as the first commercially released mix undertaken by Gary.

After 22 years SOMA have still got it and with artists like Beck in the stable you wouldn’t bet against another 22 being equally successful.

Check out the track listing below

Tracklist

01. DeepChord – Tonality of Night – Spiral 102. Joe Stawarz – M17 (Ambivalent’s Byways Remix)03. Heiko Laux & Steve Rachmad – The Vikin04. Scott Grooves feat. Parliament Funkadelic – Mothership Reconnection (VonStroke Energy Pattern Mix)05. Mark Henning – You’re Digging Into Me06. Pig & Dan and Mark Reeve – Origami07. Mark Reeve – Dice08. Gary Beck – Algoreal (12-inch mix)09. Alex Under – Addendum10. Funk D’Void – Diabla (Christian Smith & Wehbba ‘Final Track Of The Night’ Edit) 11. Silicone Soul – Right On, Right On (Matthias Tanzmann Remix)12. Envoy – Seawall (Ricardo Villalobos Remix)  

SOMA 21 will be available via Soma Records June 24th, 2013.

 

Grahame Farmer

Grahame Farmer’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.

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